occupational

[ ok-yuh-pey-shuh-nl ]
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adjective
  1. of or relating to an occupation, trade, or calling: occupational guidance.

  2. of or relating to occupation: occupational troops.

Origin of occupational

1
First recorded in 1840–50; occupation + -al1

Other words from occupational

  • oc·cu·pa·tion·al·ly, adverb
  • non·oc·cu·pa·tion·al, adjective

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How to use occupational in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for occupational

occupational

/ (ˌɒkjʊˈpeɪʃənəl) /


adjective
  1. of, relating to, or caused by an occupation: an occupational pension scheme; an occupational disease

Derived forms of occupational

  • occupationally, adverb

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